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Murder shines light on struggles for some to get restraining orders

Last Friday, 22-year-old Nadia Ezaldein was shot by her ex-boyfriend Marcus Dee while working her shift at a Nordstrom store off North Michigan Avenue. Ezaldein was pronounced dead the following afternoon. The incident sparked a conversation about the rules to requesting protection, as the family of the victim revealed their daughter's ex frequently harassed, threatened and tormented the family. According to reports, Dee and Ezaldein’s sister both petitioned for temporary restraining orders earlier in the year, but were denied by a Cook County judge. Stacey Sarver has been a New York attorney for 11 years and is the Legal Director for WomensLaw. She joins us to talk about the ins and outs to restraining orders and what it takes to get one granted here in Illinois. Photo Courtesy of Facebook

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